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Statistics Interdisciplinary Program, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #85 (BCR) Online
Employers need more advanced statistical training among their current workforce. This certificate will give you the skills and knowledge to expand your goals and advance your career.

Overview

The Statistics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program offers a fully online certificate program consisting of four fully online 3-unit graduate courses, which must include MATH/STAT 566, Theory of Probability. This online program is offered through the University of Arizona' Outreach College and is perfect for working professionals looking to obtain a greater depth of focus to their data-analytic training and a deeper understanding of statistical methodology, inference and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theory of Statistics
  • Statistical Bioinformatics and Genomic Analysis
  • Statistical Genetics for Quantitative Measures
  • Introductory Mathematical Statistics for Economists
  • Analysis of Categorical Data,
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Analysis of High Dimensional Data
  • General Linear and Mixed Effects Models
  • Advanced Data Analysis: Multilevel Modeling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic Applicants and Online International Applicants:

    • Fall: July 15
    • Spring: December 1

    Main Campus International Applicants:

    • Fall: June 1
    • Spring: October 15
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • For admission to the Graduate Certificate Program in Statistics, applicants must have or be in the process of completing a Baccalaureate Degree, either in a mathematical field or a field that makes significant use of quantitative methods, with at least a 3.0 overall grade point average (GPA). A previous degree in Statistics or Biostatistics is useful, but not required.
  • All students entering the Program are required to have a substantive background in mathematics, including at least three semesters of Calculus.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    800 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

There are various types of financial assistance that can help you cover the costs associated with college. UA offers a wide array of scholarship programs. Every student is considered for scholarships as long as a complete application for admission, transcripts and test scores have been received.

To apply for need-based aid, U.S. citizens must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have your information sent to UA, specify the UA school code — 001083.

To ensure you get the best financial package, be sure to complete a FAFSA by March 1st and have a complete Admissions Application (application, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores) by May 1st.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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